MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Firefighters in the Twin Cities rang in the new year by knocking down two overnight house fires amid frigid temperatures.

In the north metro, crews responded to a fire in Ramsey around 12:18 a.m in a home on Cobalt Circle. It took about an hour-and-a-half to knock down the flames.

No one was hurt in the fire, but three pets are missing. Officials say the home is a complete loss.

Also overnight, crews in the south metro battled a house fire in Lakeville.

The blaze started in an attached garage on Ibarra Trail near 190 Street.

No one was hurt.

The Red Cross says it’s assisting two adults and three children who lived in the home.

Both fires are under investigation.

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